The product

Pecorino Velathri biologico

Semi-aged pecorino cheese to organic raw milk produced in Volterra from Fattoria
Country of origin:
Italy - Tuscany
Type of Milk:
Raw Sheep's milk
1,3 kg approx
Minimum order:
1 piece
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Raw material Organic raw sheep milk
Appearance The rind is wrinkled, the paste is white and crumbly
Taste Sweet and slightly tangy , light animal notes and herbaceous
Maturing At least 2 months
Curiosity Velàthri (the ancient name of Volterra) was part of the Etruscan confederation, called "dodecapoli etrusca" or "lucumonie"; from IX to VII century a.C. Volterra was a very important cultural centre in the Villanoviana age
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Ingredients Organic sheep MILK, lactic ferments, animal rennet, salt
Allergens Milk and products thereof
Weight 1,3 kg approx
Packaging Unpacked
Storage Conditions (packaged products) Keep refrigerated between +8 and +10 °C
Nutrition Declaration Energy: 1102 kJ / 264 kcal
Fat: 17,6 g
of which saturates: 11,7 g
Carbohydrate: 9,9 g
of which sugars: 0,65 g
Protein: 16,6 g
Salt: 0,5 g
Typical value per 100 g
The producer

Fattoria Lischeto - Volterra (PI) - Tuscany

Why we chose them
Fattoria Lischeto was founded by Giovanni Cannas in the mid 80s, with the idea to blend farming with art and culture, tourism with nature and history. In 1990 Giovanni started also with the cheese-making, transforming only the organic milk of his own sheeps, lived in his land. Recently his sister Rosita joined him in the management of the whole farm. According to Giovanni's dream, Lischeto is not just a farm, it is a magic place where culture, love for art and for nature, passion for history and for tradition are blended together. The 800 sheeps can graze freely in the 240 hectares of the farm, where forage is produced and where you can also find here and there some artworks, thanks to Giovanni love for art. The milk is then transformed by Ruggero, the dairyman. The farm is managed in the total respect of nature, men and animals, with a whole organic cycle of production, from seeding to harvest, from breeding to cheese-making. In the production, that is completely handcrafted, the purpose is to maintain and develop the tradition of the typical flavors of Tuscan farming. "We only use the milk of our own sheeps - told us Giovanni - respecting the natural cycle of sheeps. This reason some of their cheeses are not always available.
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